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Nigeria mourns Amodu, dies at 58

Former Nigeria coach Shuaibu Amodu has died at the age of 58, the national football federation has announced.
Nigeria's technical director, Amodu, who had four spells as coach of the Super Eagles, had complained of chest pains on Friday.
Amodu led Nigeria to qualification for the 2002 [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Rousing farewell for Muhammad Ali at Louisville memorial

Rousing tributes have been paid to boxing legend Muhammad Ali at a memorial service in his home city of Louisville, Kentucky.
Muslim, Christian, Jewish and other speakers spoke of his fight for civil rights, while a message from President Barack Obama praised his originality.
The interfait [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Defiant de Gea denies sex case allegations

The Manchester United goalkeeper appears in a police report alongside Iker Muniain, but has rejected the accusations and pledged to keep fighting in the tournament
David de Gea has strongly denied any involvement in an alleged sex case, while insisting that he will stay with the Spain team at Eu [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Current England side lack experience of Euro ’96 stars Anderton

England’s European Championship hopes could be derailed by a lack of experience – with Roy Hodgson’s men lacking the know-how and leadership of the team that reached the last four of the competition in 1996.
That’s the view of Darren Anderton, who was a member of the last [...]

Sat, 11 June 2016


Arsenal born Nigerian star, Akpom, gets chance after loan

A representative of on-loan Hull City striker, Chuba Akpom has hinted that the player will return to Arsenal at the end of the season after getting assurances from manager Arsene Wenger that he will be considered for the first team if he distinguishes himself during pre-season.
Akpom who is curr [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Aston Villa relegated after Defeat at Man United

Aston Villa have been relegated to English football's second tier for the first time since 1987 after defeat at Manchester United.
Marcus Rashford scored the only goal, sweeping Antonio Valencia's cut-back through goalkeeper Brad Guzan's legs.
Villa were second best for much of [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


United should appoint Mourinho McCarthy

Former South Africa striker Benni McCarthy believes Manchester United should appoint Jose Mourinho as Louis van Gaal's successor.
Mourinho, without a job since leaving Chelsea, has been heavily linked with the post at Old Trafford with United struggling under Van Gaal this season.
And [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Benitez: Anxiety is ’killing’ Newcastle players

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez says anxiety is "killing" his players as they battle against relegation.
The Magpies are six points from safety with six games remaining after losing 3-1 at Southampton on Saturday.
"We have four more games at home and we will need everyone' [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


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